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African-Centered Education : Theory and Practice

By: Lomotey, Kofi Shockley, Kmt G.

Part of the Critical Race Issues in Education series
1975502086 / 9781975502089
Published 30/05/2020
United States
156 x 229 mm 230 pages
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This volume brings together leading scholars and practitioners to address the theory and practice of African-centered education.

The contributors provide (1) perspectives on the history, methods, successes and challenges of African-centered education, (2) discussions of the efforts that are being made to counter the miseducation of Black children, and (3) prescriptions for-and analyses of-the way forward for Black children and Black communities.

The authors argue that Black children need an education that moves them toward leading and taking agency within their own communities.

They address several areas that capture the essence of what African-centered education is, how it works, and why it is a critical imperative at this moment.

Those areas include historical analyses of African-centered education; parental perspectives; strategies for working with Black children; African-centered culture, science and STEM; culturally responsive curriculum and instruction; and culturally responsive resources for teachers and school leaders.


JFSL1 Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies, JFSL3 Black & Asian studies, JNFR Multicultural education, JNLB Primary & middle schools, JNLC Secondary schools

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